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Adam Katz | Cedarhurst Estate Lawyer

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Katz Law Firm’s founder and managing partner, Adam Katz, is admitted to practice law in New York Supreme Court, Southern District, Eastern District and U.S. Tax Court. He is an active member of the ABA– American Bar Association, NYSBA – New York State Bar Association (and is also a member on the Trusts and Estates Law Committee), NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys), NAEPC (National Association of Estate Planners and Councils) and EPCNC (Estate Planning Council of Nassau County). Adam received a plaque from Martindale-Hubble in 2017 for practicing law. He is recognized and listed for estate planning and probate services on Nolo.com and Avvo.com, where he voluntarily answers questions regarding various aspects within the practice of law. Adam has also been nominated to be a rising star SuperLawyer by Thomson Reuters since 2015. In addition, he has been selected to serve as Co-Counsel for other law firms and attorneys. Adam was invited and has accepted the position to become a State Practice Advisor for Interactive Legal, which is among the nation’s elite leading Trusts, Estates and Elder Law legal resource and knowledge base. Adam’s unique academic background enabled him to gain exposure and valuable work experience across a wide variety of financial and legal positions. He has worked in the financial sector at Merill Lynch, practiced corporate litigation at Proskauer Rose LLP, intellectual property at Pennie & Edmonds, corporate transactional law at Jones Day and trusts and estates law at a number of firms. Adam has published articles on accounting and tax in BNA and decanting irrevocable trusts in the Nassau Lawyer. In addition, Adam has substituted as a law professor at Hofstra University’s School of Law and St. Johns Law School on trusts and estates drafting and tax law, lectured and participated in panels at Cardozo Law School and has given classes and presentations in various forums. Adam earned his Juris Doctor at Fordham University School of Law, where he was Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. Additionally, Adam was selected as teacher’s assistant and student coordinator of a research team to publish a treatise on International Law. After law school, he received his Master of Laws in Taxation, with a focus on Trusts and Estates, from New York University School of Law in 2008, where he was elected to be Director of the NYU Law & Business Association and volunteered as a mediator in the NYU Mediation Clinic. Katz Law Firm’s founder and managing partner, Adam Katz, is a cum laude graduate of Hofstra University where he graduated with two degrees and was given the Presidential Academic Fitness Award. Adam received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with honors and was Vice President of Kappa Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society. Adam also received a Bachelor of Arts with a triple-minor in Philosophy, Economics and Asian Studies. He was also elected to be Senator of Hofstra’s Student Government Association and was chosen to be a teacher’s assistant of Finite Calculus with Business Applications. If you need to find a lawyer who you can trust in the Cedarhurst area, Katz Law Firm is ready to use our expertise to serve you—contact us today!

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AttorneyKatz Law Firm, PLLCPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
New York University School of LawJD, LL.M. Law School2005  
New York University School of LawLLM, Masters in Estate and Gift Taxation2008
Fordham University School of LawJ.D.2005
Hofstra UniversityBachelors1997
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United States Southern District of New York2011
New York2007
  • American Law Society | Member | 2017 - Present
    NAEPC (National Association of Estate Planners and Council) | Member | 2017 - Present
    EPCNC (Estate Planning Council, Inc. of Nassau County) | Member | 2017 - Present
    The New York Metropolitan Elder Law Institute | Member | 2016 - Present
    Martindate-Nolo Legal Network | Member | 2016 - Present
    NAELA (National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys) | Member | 2015 - Present
    ABA (American Bar Association) | Member | 2016 - Present
    NYSBA (New York State Bar Association) | Member | 2010 - Present
  • New York Rising Star Award Recipient for Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers | 2015-2017
    Rising Star | SuperLawyers | 2016
    Rising Star | SuperLawyers | 2015
  • Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publication | Cost Segregation: The Art of Maximizing Depreciation Deductions | 2009
    Nassau Lawyer | Decanting An Irrevocable Trust: Are These Trusts Really Irrevocable? | 2008
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(2007) Licensed as Attorney in New York. Verified with New York State Unified Court System.June 27, 2017

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